A list of the fruits
Name Growth Char Fruit Uses
All Doer
Moderate height, slightly spreading, upright. Flowering period mid April, attractive white blossom. Regular fruiting, moderate crop.
Diesease Resistance: very good resistance to scab, some susceptibility to canker.
Large round conical shape, skin smooth, yellow/green with1/3 dull red flush, small grey lenticels, slight russet round eye. Flesh dry, tender and yellowish in colour. Slight aroma. Cooker– goes to a puree becoming grey. Sweet, mild slightly honey taste. Juice – sweet, greenish in colour oxidises quickly. Cider - useful in blends.
Ashton Bittersweet Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Very good resistance to scab and restistant to tip rot
Full Bittersweet Cider
Ashton Brown Jersey Cider
Beauty of Bath A large spreading tree, moderately vigorous. Annual bearer. disease resistance – prone to scab. flowering period - late April-early May. blossom. cropping - large. Shape - flat, round, medium size. Skin- smooth becoming greasy, yellow bright red/orange flecked flush, slight russet sometimes round stem. Flesh – crisp, fine and tender, yellowish in colour. Flavour – Sharp and sweet with a slight scented aroma. Aroma – scented, delicate and fruity. Dessert – useful early apple. Culinary - N/A Juice – refreshing, sweet with a tang, very slight pear drop flavour, light pink/brown colour. Cider - not usually used.
Beauty of Cornwall
Bell Apple Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider/culinary
Bens Red Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert
Bere Alston
Bickington Grey Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Shape - medium 45-55 mm conical lopsided Skin- yellow rough, dry, dull. Small grey conspicuous lenticels. Flush – rare, trace, pink/orange, diffuse. Russet - spreading netted. Stem - short thick projecting slightly lopsided, shallow basin. Eye - pinched unevenly bumpy, closed sepals. Calyx - reflexed tips closed. Flesh – juicy crisp firm yellowish colour. Taste - sweet, fresh, sharp. Aroma – none Dessert - sharp, sweet Culinary - N/A Cider - Pale, sharp Juice - sharp, sweet and yellow, browns quickly.
Billy Down Pippin Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert/Cider
Birchenhayes Flowering Period: Mid Sweet Dessert/culinary
Black Dabinett Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Bittersweet Cider
Black Tom Putt Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sharp Culinary
Blackamore Red Tall single stemmed, upright growth. Annual cropper. Disease resistance - good, a healthy tree. Flowering period - Blossom - Cropping - heavy Shape – regular, round, smoothly ribbed, slightly five crowned Size – medium large to large Skin- pale green, variably speckled and striped with deep red, often completely covered with mahogany flush. Flesh – white with a very slight green tinge, creamy texture, firm and juicy. Flavour – slightly sweet, acid Aroma - Culinary – Remains intact, white in colour, sweet slightly acid flavour. Cider - probably single variety. Juice - good flavour, pale in colour
Blackwell Red
Blue Sweet Fairly vigorous, thin stems, upright growth. Some biennialism, disease resistance – good, scab resistance. flowering period – mid May cropping – good Shape – round flat medium 45-55mm Skin – smooth, yellow/green, waxy, dull. Lenticels – grey large colour, Russet – slight, eye only. Stem – long, projecting considerably. Eye – ribbed beading, long closed sepals reflexed/tips Flush – usually more than a third, dark red, blue blush, diffuse flecked short stripes Flesh – dry, soft, fine, greenish colour. Taste – bland. Aroma – fruity, slight Dessert N/A Culinary N/A Cider - Colour, fairly dark Juice – Sweet and bitter, bland flavour, colour – green, slight aroma.
Bottlers Flowering Period: Mid to late Sweet, slightly acid Dessert/culinary
Box Apple
Breadfruit Flowering Period: Mid Sweet subacid Desset/Culinary
Bridgewater Pippin Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Brimley Red
Browns Apple Flowering Period: 5
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Full Sharp Cider
Bryanston Gage Flowering Period: 3 Excellent gage flavour Dessert
Bullion Flowering Period: Mid to late Slightly sharp Culinary
Burcombe Flowering Period: Late Dessert/culinary
Burrow Hill Early Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Full Bittersweet Cider
Camelot Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Mild Bittersharp Cider/culinary
Cap Of Liberty
Captain Broad Flowering Period: ?
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Bittersweet Cider
Carhampton Pippin
Chacewater Longstem
Cheddar Cross Flowering Period: 1
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab but prone to mildew
Subacid Dessert
Chisel Jersey
Chrislin Sweet Dessert/culinary
Colemans Seedling Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Cider
Colloget Pippin Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Culinary/cider
Cornish Aromatic Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Good canker resistance and scab resistant
Sweet subacid, aromatic, nutty Dessert
Cornish Garden Cooker
Cornish Gilliflower Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant but susceptible to canker
Sweet aromatic and rich Dessert
Cornish Honeypin Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Cornish Longstem Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Culinary
Cornish Mother Flowering Period: 3 Sweet Dessert
Cornish Pine Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet, rich, slightly subacid Dessert
Cornish Russet
Cornish Wine Apple
Cotehele Beauty
Court of Wick Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab and resistant to canker
Subacid and rich Dessert/culinary/cider
Court Royal Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant but prone to canker
Sweet Cider
Crimson King Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab and resistant to canker
Medium Sharp Cider/culinary
Crimson Victoria Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Cider
Dabinett Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Bittersweet Cider
Devon Crimson Queen Moderate, upright, spreading, growth. Annual bearer. Disease resistance – prone to canker, scab resistant Flowering period – late April early May Blossom - Crop – moderate, consistent Shape –flat round, ribbed, medium to large size. Skin – yellow/green with large prominent grey lenticels, slight russet around stem or eye, complete dark red, short and flecked flush. Flesh – greenish, crisp and juicy Flavour – sweet with a tang, pear and honey overtones. Aroma – fruity, aromatic and delicate. Dessert – sweet with a slight tang. Culinary – N/A Cider - useful in blends. Juice – pink, rather bland, best served chilled.
Devonshire Buckland A vigorous tree producing crisp, sharp apples of good flavour. Tends to biennial cropping. disease – scab resistant flowering period – early May blossom features cropping – moderate shape – flat round, medium size. skin – dull, pale yellowish green very few grey lenticels, slight russet around stem basin, light red flush covering a third. flesh – greenish white and crisp flavour – sharp and aromatic aroma – aromatic dessert – sharp and aromatic culinary – cooks to a lemon puree of good texture and becomes sweeter when cooked cider - not usually used juice - not tested yet
Devonshire Quarrenden Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet subacid Dessert
Devonshire Red
Dittisham Black Sharp Culinary
Dittisham Damson Sharp Culinary
Dittisham Ploughman Flowering Period: 2 Sweet/rich Dessert/culinary
Dons Delight moderate vigour, upright, spreading, annual bearer disease resistance –scab and canker resistant flowering period - mid blossom - crop - shape – round conical, ribbed, very large in size. skin – smooth, yellow with small lenticels, slight russet, pink/orange short stripes flush usually over more than a third flesh – crisp greenish/white flavour – mildly acid aroma - slight dessert – N/A culinary – mildly acid flavour cider - N/A juice flavour - not tested yet.
Dove
Dufflin Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Full Bittersharp Cider
Duke of Cornwall A small tree with a dense head becoming flat topped. Very resistant to scab. Flowering period - Mid to late Blossom - Crop - good Shape – round conical, smoothly ribbed, sometimes lop-sided, crowned at basin. Medium size. Skin - green turning yellow and developing a spotted red flush, no russet instead a glaucous sheen. Flesh – white, firm Flavour - acid, sharp Aroma -sharp Dessert – very sharp in October Culinary - acid flavour, keeps shape. Cider – qualities not known Juice – qualities not known
Dun Flowering Period: Mid Sweet Dessert/culinary
Dunkerton Late Sweet Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider
Early Blenheim Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Dessert/Culinary
Ellis Bitter Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab and resistant to canker
Medium Bittersweet Cider
Exeter Cross Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Subacid Dessert
Fair Maid of Devon Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Full Sharp Cider
Fairfield Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet/sharp Dessert
Farmers Glory Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp becoming sweet with age Dessert/Culinary
Fice Sweet Dessert
Fillbarrel Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Mild Bittersweet Cider
Four Square
Glass Apple Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Golden Ball Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Sharp Cider
Golden Bittersweet Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Bittersweet Cider
Golden Knob Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet, nutty, intense Dessert
Goring Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Cider
Grand Sultan Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Greasy Butcher Flowering Period: Mid
Greenstem Blackd Sweet Dessert/culinary
Grey Plum Sweet Dessert/culinary
GrowBiNights
Halstow Natural Flowering Period: Early to mid Sweet Cider
Hangy Down Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert
Hannaford Flowering Period: Early Sweet Dessert/culinary
Harry Masters Jersey Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Medium Bittersweet Cider
Hoary Morning Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Hockings Green Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab and resistant to canker
Sharp and plain but good after storage Dessert/Culinary
Hollow Core Flowering Period: Mid Light and fluffy Triple
Ice Apple Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sharp Culinary
Improved Dove
Improved Keswick Flowering Period: Mid Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Improved Lambrook Pippin
Jimmy Oliver
John Broad
Johnny Andrews Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Cider
Johnny Voun Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Kea Sweet, slightly acid Dessert/culinary
Killerton Sharp Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Prone to scab
Sharp Cider
Killerton Sweet Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider
King Byerd Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Susceptible to scab
Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Kingston Bitter Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Bittersweet Cider
Kingston Black Flowering Period: Mid
Susceptible to both scab and canker
Flavour:Medium bittersharp Cider
Kirton Fair Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Landkey Yellow Sweet/rich Dessert/culinary
Langworthy Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Sharp Cider
Limberland Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert/Culinary
Listener A weak growing spreading tree, not very tall. Annual bearer, some years better than others. Very susceptible to scab. Flowering period - 1/2 30th April. Blossom – pale pink. Cropping - variable Shape – oblate, ribbed. Medium size Skin – smooth, waxy, yellow/green, no flush, no russet Flesh – crisp and creamy when just off the tree, then dry and woolly. Yellowish in colour. Flavour – tangy to begin with then sweet, banana flavour. Can sometimes be bitter, particularly the skin. Aroma - none Dessert – acceptable just of the tree, too much like cotton wool after a few days. Culinary – N/A Juice – surprisingly pleasant when made just off the tree, becomes very sweet later. Cider – used for early cider ready by Christmas, probably quite light
Longkeeper Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet to subacid Dessert
Longstem Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Full Bittersweet Cider
Lucombe's Pine Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Rich , aromatic, pineapple like flavour Dessert
Lucombes Seedling Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Subacid and spicey Dessert
Magnum Bonum Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Major Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant but prone to canker
Full bittersweet Cider
Manaccan Sweet Dessert
Merchant Apple Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet to subacid Dessert
Morgan Sweet Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Cider/dessert
Nine Square Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert/Culinary
No Pip Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Dessert/Culinary
Northcott Superb Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab but prone to canker
Sweet Dessert
Northwood Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Cider
Oaken Pin Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Juicy, sweet and aromatic Dessert
Old Somerset Russet Flowering Period: 5
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Brisk with good pineapple flavour Dessert
Paignton Marigold Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Medium Bittersweet Cider
Pascoes Pippin Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Payhembury Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Culinary/cider
Pear Apple Medium height, upright, moderate growth. Pest and disease resistance – some scab Flowering period 1/2 early, late April Blossom – pale pink with darker outer petals Cropping – moderate, often biannual Shape – Reverse pear, long, large. Skin – Dry becoming waxy very quickly. Yellow/ green colour with small grey lenticels. Russet on stem or eye only. Flush, usually a trace, diffuse pink/orange. Flesh – Crisp and tender, creamy. Yellowish colour, skin tough/chewy and bitter Flavour – sweet, fruity with a tang when just ripe. Aroma – pear scented, fruity. Dessert – sweet, goes woolly quickly. Culinary – N/A (cooks to a pale yellow fluff, good for baking.) Juice – pleasant (best made just after picking) sweet if made after some storage. Yellow in colour, slightly scented. Cider – light, useful with other early apples.
Pendragon Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert/culinary/cider
Peter Lock Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet/aromatic Dessert/Culinary
Pig Snout Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet/sharp Dessert/culinary/cider
Pigs Nose Flowering Period: 3 Sweet/Sharp Dessert
Pigs Nose (type III) Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet/sharp Dessert
Plum Vite A tall, spreading and vigorous tree. Annual bearer,prone to canker. Flowering period 1/2, early May. Pale pink blossom with darker pink buds. Good crop size. Shape - medium size, round, cylindrical. Skin - smooth, yellow/green colour with large grey lenticels. Russet mainly stem area, but occasionally spreading. Flush usual, pink/orange, diffuse. Flesh - soft, fine texture, white in colour and very juicy. Dessert. Flavour –sweet and vinous, thin. Juice. Flavour – sharp/tangy, citrusy, refreshing, thin. Probably needs a good, hot summer to be fully appreciated. Cider Useful as an early sharp cider.
Plympton Pippin Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Subacid Culinary
Poltimore Seedling Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Culinary
Pomeroy of Somerset Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Ponsford Flowering Period: 3
Scab resistant and moderate resistance to canker
Flavour: Sharp Culinary / Cider
Quarry Apple Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Culinary
Queens Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Quench Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Red Rattler Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert
Red Roller Flowering Period: Early to mid Sweet Dessert
Red Ruby Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert
Reverend McCormick Shape – large 55-65mm flat round conical, slightly ribbed, pronounced Skin – rough, dry, dull, pale yellow/green. Lenticels – brown, large conspicuous. Russet – slight, eye only, spreading. Stem – thick medium, projecting slightly. Basin – deep, wide. Eye – ribbed, closed sepals. Calyx – closed green reflexed tips. Flush – frequent, more than a third, short stripes. Flesh – juicy, firm, creamy, tough skin, sweet, fresh, tangy. Aroma – slight, refreshing aromatic. Uses – Dessert – sweet slightly sharp. Culinary – N/A Cider – not usually Juice – Sweet/sharp very yellow clear
Royal Somerset Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Juicy, sweet Culinary/cider
Royal Wilding Flowering Period: Early Bittersweet Cider
Sercombes Natural Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Mild Bittersweet Cider
Sheeps Nose No 3 Flowering Period: Mid to late Mild sharp Cider/culinary
Slack ma Girdle Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider/dessert
Small Black Flowering Period: Mid to late Sweet Dessert/culinary
Somerset Redstreak Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Mild Bittersweet Cider
Sops in Wine Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Prone to scab and powdery mildew. Resistant to canker
Sweet Culinary/cider
Sour Bay Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Cider
Spotted Dick Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Mild Bittersweet Cider
Star of Devon Flowering Period: ?
Diesease Resistance: Prone to scab?
Sweet Dessert
Stockbearer Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Culinary
Stoke Red Flowering Period: 1
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab but prone to mildew
Medium Bittersharp Cider
Strawberry Pippin Flowering Period: Early to mid Sweet Dessert
Sugar Bush Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert/Cider
Sugar Loaf Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert/Cider
Sweet Alford Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider
Sweet Bay Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Cider
Sweet Cleave Flowering Period: Early
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet to subacid Cider/dessery
Sweet Coppin Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider
Tale Sweet Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Mild Bittersweet Cider
Tan Harvey Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Bittersweet Cider
Taunton Cross Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet/Sharp Dessert
Taunton Fair Maid Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sharp Cider
Tidecombe Seedling Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert
Tom Putt Flowering Period: 2/early
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant. Prone to canker and apple sawfly.r
sharp/acidic, crisp and juicy with course-textured flesh
Shape: Flattened conical, broad base, narrow nose, strongly ribbed, irregular
Desert/Culinary/cider/juice
Tommy Knight Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert/cider
Totnes Apple Flowering Period: Early to mid Sweet Dessert
Town Farm No. 59 Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider
Tregonna King Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant but susceptible to canker
Sweet Dessert/Culinary
Tremletts Bitter Flowering Period: 2
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Full Bittersweet Cider
Upton Pyne Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Can be prone to scab in damper conditions
Sweet subacid, aromatic Dessert/Culinary
Vallis Apple Flowering Period: Early to mid Sharp Dessert/Cider
Veitches Perfection Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Vicary's Late Keeping Flowering Period: ? Sharp Culinary
Warrior Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Dessert/Culinary
White Close Pippin Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider
White Jersey Mild Bittersweet Cider
Winter Lawrence Flowering Period: ? Subacid Dessert
Winter Stubbard Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet/subacid Culinary/cider
Woolbrook Pippin Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab and canker resistant
Sweet/aromatic Dessert
Woolbrook Russet Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet/Sharp Culinary
Yarlington Mill Flowering Period: 4
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Mild Bittersweet Cider
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